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I Need To Lose 130 Pounds
How many calories per day should I eat to lose 2 pounds a week? I weigh 184 and need to lose 60 pounds.
3500CALS/1LB: It depends on how many calories you need to maintain your present weight.It can be calculated by your weight and height which we can use to calculate your bmr(basal metabolic rate) add to it cals burnt by your daily activitirs and exercises etc.That gives the number of cals you need to maintain your weight you need to be negative 7000 cals per week to loose 2 lbs a week. ...Read more
Calories Wrong Focus: Calories are a unit of heat as measured in a calorie meter, i.e. Calorimeter, look up on wikipedia. Our bodies are not calorimeters but very complex engineered vehicles driven by a complex soul & mind which responds to different foods in complex & different ways. Study: "how the government makes you fat", "stossel debunking food myths", "taubes why we get fat", fatchance.Html, nusi.Org, etc. ...Read more
I currently weigh 230 lbs. Can you suggest how can I loose 50 pounds to attain my ideal weight of 180 lbs.
Sustainable diet: Diet is the only way. Start with small changes like only drinking water. This will help cut calories that don't fill you up. There is some evidence that even diet soda which has no calories makes you hungrier because of the artificial sweetener. Think long term and get support, it's a tough road to hew by yourself. ...Read more
First and foremost: Please believe me, there are no shortcuts. Consult with your doctor, have an examination and make sure you are healthy enough to exercise. Concentrate on one goal at a time. First- breakfast every day, no excuses. Next, a bit of walking every day, even if it's just 5-10 mins. Increase every week or two by 5-10 mins. Then, cut down on the bedtime goodies, especially sweets and carbs. On your way! ...Read more
Slow and steady: It took a long time to get to your current weight which i assume is too much. You need to develop new eating habits and exercise habits. You should get help from an exercise therapist and from a nutritionist. This will be a long road but can be accomplished safely if done properly. ...Read more
How can a 46 yr old male lose weight. i wiegh 225 pounds i am 5'9 and really need to lose weight
See an MD: who specializes in wt loss or your personal physician so that you can get some baseline tests to look for causes of wt gain or for reasons why it is difficult to lose wt. Need to check your thyroid and testosterone levels, and need to make sure your BP and heart are healthy enough to exercise, because any successful wt loss program will involve some exercise! Wt loss is a marathon, not a sprint! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I weight 225 pounds 6'0ft i need to lose weight fast. What weight loss products can I use to lose 70 pounds?
Agree w Dr. Rahimi: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I want to lose 10 kgs in 3-4 months. Please give me realistic tips to burn calories, fat and to lose weight. ?
See below: No matter what fads are out there ,the fact boils down to the fact that calories out greater than calories in causes weightloss. Exercise and healthy diet is what you need. You may also need some help along the way. It helps if you register with a medically supervised weightloss center and important to do so if you are under treatment for any ailment or on medication. All the best ...Read more
How much calorie do I need everyday if I want to lost weight? (Height 5'9'', Weight 180lb) Target is 160lb
Try: 1600 to 1800 calories a day plus lots of H2O ...Read more
Add in weight : Training ; mix up your cardio.Get a more detailed answer ›
How much weight do I need to lose to be healthy? I am 5'6 and 205 lbs. Also-am I obese or overweight?
BMI: BMI is 33 considered obese. Your BMR- measures the basic calories you need per day is 2065 -. Would increase activity walk/bike 45 minutes, use 5-10 lbs weights to tone, cut no more than 200 calories/day remember you are still growing, f/u/ w/ doc. http://www.bmi-calculator.net/bmr-calculator/#result http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmicalc.ht ...Read more
How to lose weight if i need my anxiety/dep. Pills and they cause weight gain? I need to lose but i don't want to lose vitamins/nutrients by dieting.
Nutritarian Diet: Dr. Joel fuhrman's nutritarian diet (http://bit.Ly/1dhw9ht) can help you lose weight while providing good nutrition. I advise all dieters to take a good multivitamin as well. Exercise will help lose weight & reduce anxiety. There are many good alternatives to drugs for anxiety/dep: counseling, meditation, eft, 5-htp, homeopathy, herbs, magnesium, b complex etc. A holistic practitioner can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im 130 pound 5'7'' female. Want goal weight 120 pounds. How to i lose extra bit and tighten skin? Belly pooch? Inner thigh? I already eatright exersis
I want to lose weight....At least 14 lbs for short time. What should I do? My current weight is 145 lbs and I am 5.3 ft
I take Abilify (aripiprazole) for 5 years. I have8 gained 40 lbs and still gaining. Could Abilify (aripiprazole) cause weight gain? I eat right and exercise, cant lose any lbs.
Yes: This is one of the known side effects. There are options. discuss this problem with your doctor. ...Read more
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